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MotorHeadline: The slow death of the sedan



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When the Ford Motor Company announced in 2018 that it was phasing out traditional cars in favor of trucks, SUVs and crossovers, the automotive world was stunned...

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  1. I hope the new Chrysler Airflow will have a front end that looks similar to the original one. If it does it will be a good looking car. It does appear the end of the sedan. A lot of people we know are like us, they have an SUV and a pickup. The only car we have now is a 1951 Chevrolet Fleetline.

  2. A delayed victory for the station wagon. People finally bought into “form follows function”, realizing an additional 10-20 cubic feet of accessible cargo space and seating for 7-8 are better than a trunk. But where are kidnappers and mobsters going to stuff their victims?

  3. I drive a Honda Accord V6. It’s a fast luxury four-door, but the carriage sits low to the pavement. I must always be aware of certain terrain. My next purchase will be a mid-size pick up. I guess one could say I am following the trend.

  4. as some one who worked for ford 45 years my favorite car was crown vic as i knew which rear gear to order to get max gas milage which was in high 20’s for a car that size and weight. over the years i owned 7 of them. my currant ride is an f-150 v6 turbo. there again as i knew i would not be pulling anything i went a higher rear gear and get into 20’s fuel milage.
    most people that buy a truck will buy what ever is on lot not knowing what gear is back there and so might get bad gas milage for a truck that might have been ordered to pull a big boat or trailer.in all my years if a customer came in looking for a truck my first question was what are you going to pull and what are putting in back. i have turned customers down and sent on there way as i knew truck was not going to do what they wanted. i had rather them be mad at chevy dealer them me.

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